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2answers
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How to add my user account to admin group (13.10 desktop) [duplicate]

I was trying to extract a web template into the hosting folder /docroot on the web service, which is working, however I do not have permission to complete the action. I cannot stand being locked out ...
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1answer
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How to add / list / remove a group [duplicate]

How can I add a new group (for file permission)? How can I view the full list of existing groups? How can I remove a group? I prefer to do the above using a UI rather than terminal commands if ...
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0answers
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Users and groups icon not showing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to manage users and groups? (GUI) I'm trying to setup virtualbox in my ubuntu 11.10 install but I can't find the icon for users and groups to change the settings and ...
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1answer
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How do I add the “user and groups” application? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to manage users and groups? I once installed this (gnome thing?) wich gave me an easy access to users groups and advanced settings. But now after reinstalling ubuntu 12....
3
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1answer
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How to set user rights in 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to manage users and groups? (GUI) I remember having a list of options of what a user can do in previous versions. For example, I want a standard user to be able to ...
0
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0answers
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Where's admin tools gone in 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to manage users and groups? (GUI) In 11.10, with Unity, I do not see all the admin tools. Especially, I want to access "Users and Groups" tool. Where is it? Should I ...
0
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2answers
252 views

How do I create a new user account? [duplicate]

How do you I create a new user account on Ubuntu?
0
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1answer
320 views

Gnome 2 style user account settings (how to edit user accounts in Unity) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to manage users and groups? Back in Gnome 2 there was a very useful user account editing gui tool whereby I could easily add or edit a user to a group. For example, I ...
0
votes
1answer
107 views

How can I add an account to the sudo list? [duplicate]

I tried using this command in the terminal:sudo adduser liam sylvester sudo but all it says is "Only one or two names allowed." My version is 12.04. Does anyone have a solution?
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0answers
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How do I addusers with passwords and assign them to groups and make them administrators? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to manage users and groups? What happened to the user and groups management GUI applications that worked so well in 10.04? It looks like all of this has moved back to ...
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1answer
29 views

How to make a new profile? [duplicate]

My mum dad and brother all use my computer, so I thought of making accounts but I am not sure how to make an account. I want to make an account that has few privileges like a normal account, not ...
64
votes
5answers
135k views

How to set up USB for Virtualbox?

I'm using Ubuntu Maverick and Virtual Box 3+. I have Windows 7 Ultimate. The problem is that it doesn't detect USB drives in Windows 7, but USB peripherals (mouse + keybord) are working. I followed ...
33
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5answers
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How to NOT become a root user? Are administrators root?

I installed Ubuntu on my PC. To log in, I use the username and password I created during installation. Does this mean I am a root user? If yes, then how do I become non-root? It looks like non-root ...
8
votes
2answers
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Can't see any USB device in VirtualBox

In Ubuntu 11.10 , i'm unable to see any USB device in VirtualBox , although i had the ext package installed , which is downloaded from oracle's site today.
9
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3answers
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How to recover root user [duplicate]

I have accidentally changed the root user from administrator type to basic type in the user account page, and now i have no whatever root previligaes on the system, how i can switch back to ...

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